Simultaneous delivery of Er:YAG and Ho:YAG lasers by using a hollow optical fibers for endoscopic lithotripsy

Katsumasa Iwai, Yuji Matsuura, Mitsunobu Miyagi

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Abstract

Effect of simultaneous delivery of ErYAG and HoYAG lasers was tested by using a hollow optical fiber and a taper coupler. The lasers are irradiated to hard tissue at the same time, and vaporization characteristic, and fragmentation efficiency are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications VII
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Apr 30
EventOptical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications VII - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2007 Jan 202007 Jan 21

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Volume6433
ISSN (Print)1605-7422

Other

OtherOptical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications VII
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period07/1/2007/1/21

Keywords

  • Er:YAG
  • Hollow fiber
  • Infrared
  • Laser

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Iwai, K., Matsuura, Y., & Miyagi, M. (2007). Simultaneous delivery of Er:YAG and Ho:YAG lasers by using a hollow optical fibers for endoscopic lithotripsy. In Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications VII [64330A] (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; Vol. 6433). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.699794